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Presented by Bank of America


When: September 21, 2017
7:30 a.m. Registration, Breakfast and Networking (Sunken Ballroom)
8:30 a.m. - 11:00AM Program (Kridel Grand Ballroom)

Where: Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave., Portland 

Greater Portland Inc’s signature event celebrates the region’s public-private partnership and puts a spotlight on our competitiveness in a global economy. The Summit brings together hundreds of regional leaders from public and private organizations for an informative and engaging event where business ideas, innovations, and regional successes are shared.


Keynote Speaker: Caralynn Nowinski Collens, M.D.

Caralynn serves as the Chief Executive Officer of UI LABS, a first-of-its-kind innovation accelerator designed to transform entire industries through collaboration. UI LABS solves large-scale challenges by bringing University + Industry together with startups and government to accelerate the deployment of emerging digital technologies, currently focused on digital manufacturing and smart infrastructure. Drawing from her past experiences as an entrepreneur, researcher, and venture capitalist, Caralynn offers a unique perspective to UI LABS’ efforts to foster innovation, encourage collaboration, and drive economic growth. Read more about Caralynn here.
Caralynn will talk about innovations in manufacturing that bolster economic vitality.

Panelists include:

Christine Gregoire Michael Langley Janet LaBar
CEO of Challenge Seattle and former Governor of Washington President and CEO of Greater MSP - Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership President and CEO of Greater Portland Inc.

Thank you to our sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
Uniting Regionally Sponsor Fuel Sponsor Silver Sponsor
Silver Sponsor Community Sponsor  Hotel Sponsor
Reception Sponsor Video Sponsor Media Sponsor

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities and become a sponsor today, contact Cara Rene, VP of Stakeholder Relations.



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